[arch-dev-public] [signoff] iproute 2.6.24_rc7-1
roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 15:01:37 EST 2008
2008/2/27, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 05:09:11PM +0100, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> > I am not sure if our repository scripts already recognize that. Anyway,
> > the package has a force flag in the repo db and is updated properly.
> I can't assure you that it works, but the updatesync-many script (if that's
> used) apparently support the new, correct, and consistent syntax :
> Besides, since makepkg 3.1.2, the options=(force) syntax in PKGBUILD is
> supported, which means this information is now put in the packages themselves
> (in .PKGINFO).
> This information will then be recognized by repo-add when adding a package to
> a database.
> Before 3.1.2, specifying the force flag in PKGBUILD had no effect to makepkg
> and repo-add. The only way was to use repo-add --force when adding the
> package. This option is now deprecated in favor of the above method.
> To sum up, if you use the standard makepkg / repo-add tools, only
> options=(force) will work.
> And I heard that making use of repo-add in dbscripts was Aaron's first
> priority :)
ehm, shouldn't all packages that have 'force' (in either form) be
rebuilt with makepkg 3.1.2 then?
otherwise old packages won't get 'forced' in db.
Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)
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